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You probably need to go into the menu structure and find the resets menu. It could be under machine info or maintenance. When you have found the reset menu or parts life, you should be able to reset the OPC Belt.
hl-2700" OPC Reset
press GO and "+" at same time press "+" until OPC BELT appears press "SET"
that will reset the counter on the expensive OPC.
Since the "MFC-9420CN" is build on the same chassis and engine, the "OPC belt reset for the 9420CN" is as follows:
Press 1 and 7 at the same time Press 1 to reset the life counter.
The error can either be caused by the OPC/OPC Marker assembly or the Main Motor assembly. Please follow the recommended troubleshooting steps:
Power the printer off, remove and reseat the OPC unit, and power the machine back on. Print a test page. If error continues, proceed to step 2.
Power the printer off and remove the OPC unit. Check the OPC Marker Sensor. If it is unsnapped or unplugged, reseat or replug it, and power the printer back on. Print a test page. If error continues, proceed to step 3.
Remove the OPC unit and check it for scratches or defects. Also check the the markers on the OPC to make sure they are not damaged. Is the belt scratched or damaged? If the OPC is at or near the end of its life, OPC unit must be replaced. If the belt is in good condition, contact Lexmark technical support (if printer is under warranty) or your local authorized service provider for assistance.
Set Belt CG The OPC belt cartridge needs replacement.
Replacing the Optical Photoconductor (OPC) Belt Cartridge Replace the OPC belt cartridge at least once every 12 months, or when the control panel display indicates that replacement is necessary. The life of the OPC belt cartridge for the T8106 is about 60,000 images (15,000 color pages), at a 5% toner coverage rate on letter-size paper. 1. Turn the power switch off. 2. Unlock the lever to open the front cover. This releases the pressure on the toner cartridges. 3. Unlock the lever to open the top cover fully. 4. Pull the green OPC belt cartridge lock levers up until they unlock.
5. Pull the used OPC belt cartridge upward and out of the printer carefully to avoid spilling toner. 6. Discard the used OPC belt cartridge Caution! Do not touch or wipe off any powder that is on the OPC belt, nor expose the OPC belt to light. 7. Remove the two shipping pins from the new OPC belt cartridge. 8. Remove the protective sheet that covers the photosensitive belt. 9. Slide the new OPC belt cartridge downward into both green lock-lever guides and into the printer carefully. 10. Push the green OPC belt cartridge lock levers down until they lock. 11. Close the top and front covers carefully until they both lock.
Check to make certain that the OPC belt is both seated correctly and that it is not damaged as even though it may have what you consider to be sufficient life left in it, if damaged, it needs to be replaced.
You are correct the 'Belt CG' is the OPC belt cartrige. The mesage advising this item needs to be replaced comes up as the result of a page counter in the printer. The mesage comes up as a result of the page counter exceeding the maximum number of pages expected from the OPC, ensuring reliable print qulaity.
The message does not indicate the OPC Belt is damage, it has reached the end of its designed life.